948. Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Dialysis Population
Session: Symposium: Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dialysis Facilities
Friday, October 5, 2018: 10:30 AM
Room: W 2006-2008
Ibironke Apata, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Ibironke Apata, MD, serves as a Nephrology consultant in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC). Her area of expertise relates to infection control and prevention in the dialysis setting. She serves as co-chair of the Patient Engagement Workgroup of CDC’s Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition and the CDC liaison on the Training Program workgroup of Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS). Dr. Apata is an Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine, where she provides care to patients on the nephrology consult service at Grady Hospital, Atlanta. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital—Weill Cornell. She did her nephrology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. After completing nephrology training, she joined CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer in the Division of Global HIV/AIDS where her public health activities focused on blood safety in Sub-Saharan Africa and CDC’s response to the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic.


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